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Hon. Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye

Board Vice Chairperson

Hon. Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye

Hon. Soraya Munyana Hakuziyaremye was appointed Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda on 15 March 2021. Prior to that, she served as Rwanda's Minister of Trade and Industry from October 2018 to March 2021; she began her tenure as a Cabinet Member right after her time as Senior Vice President in Financial Institutions/Financial Markets Risk Department at ING Bank in London.

Hon. Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye also worked in various senior positions at BNP Paribas Group in Paris, Fortis Bank and the Bank of New York Mellon in Brussels. She also served as Senior Advisor to Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2014. She was a board member of Ngali Holdings as well as the Brussels-Africa Hub. She brings a rich experience in global banking and financial advisory. Hon. Soraya M. Hakuziyaremye holds a postgraduate degree in International Management from the Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management at Arizona State University in the U.S., as well as a Masters in Business Engineering (Ingénieur de Gestion) from the Solvay Business School at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.